Fannie Mae Overview

  • Washington, DC
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1938
  • Company - Public (FNMA)
  • Banking & Lending
  • $10+ billion (USD)

We are Future Makers at Fannie Mae, and our mission is to deliver stability and affordability to America’s housing market. We help make the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage possible, and we’re passionate about increasing access to affordable housing, advancing technology to build a ...
Mission: Fannie Mae creates affordable housing opportunities throughout the country. We expand access to affordable mortgage loans and multifamily housing for millions of people across the U.S.

Glassdoor Awards

Top CEOs: 2021(#92), 2017(#59)

Company Updates

March 15, 2022
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Two of our software engineers tell FairyGodBoss how they’re advancing their careers, working with the latest technology, and enjoying optimal work-life balance. Learn more about how Fannie Mae is a great place for a career in tech.
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How These 2 Women in Tech Found Work-Life Balance
March 1, 2022
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We’re proud to celebrate BlackHistoryMonth and embrace this year’s theme of Black health and wellness. Our colleague Keosha Turner shares her perspective on why prioritizing mental health is important and how Fannie Mae provides a sense of community.
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Prioritizing mental health and wellness

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Fannie Mae Reviews

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Hugh Frater
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Top CEOs 2021
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"Fannie Mae values its people"

Jul 6, 2021 - Senior Associate in Las Palmas
Positive Outlook
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*During the COVID crisis, leadership has been present, transparent and compassionate, always putting employees' mental and physical health first. *Outstanding pay and benefits *Our mission to put


*Meeting-heavy culture can be repetitive and sap productivity
*Need to engage with multiple stakeholders can make solving problems laborious

Advice to Management

Continue to show the leadership that has made this one of the best workplaces in the DC region.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Fannie Mae

(408 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Respect, diversity, and inclusion are cornerstones of our culture at Fannie Mae. We embrace a fearless, lean-in, active approach to diversity and inclusion (D&I). Representing a wide range of perspectives and backgrounds, we are better able to serve families across the country.


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How is diversity at Fannie Mae?

...Benefits are above the industry standard and a great deal of emphasis is placed on continued learning, diversity and inclusion, and further advancement....Read More

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Fannie Mae Interviews

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Applied online40%
Campus Recruiting25%

  1. Associate Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    First round was one person asking about things on resume. Second round was three interviews in a row. They asked things on your resume, your work style, and some simple technical questions. Technical portion was really simple. Just asked how I would implement a palindrome method.

    Implement a palindrome method (no ide, I just typed it in the chat)

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Fannie Mae Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBTQ EqualityHuman Rights Campaign2022
  • Best Places to Work in ITComputerworld2021
  • Top WorkplacesThe Washington Post2021
  • 100 Best CompaniesSeramount2021
  • Disability Equality Index (DEI®) Best Places to Work for Disability InclusionDisability Equality Index (DEI)2021

Pledges & Certifications

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

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What is paid time off like at Fannie Mae?

...Plenty of paid time off, excellent senior management, demonstrates great appreciation for employees, excellent benefits, competitive pay...

October 9, 2021

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